IU in DC Washington Leadership Program
Have you always dreamed of a career in government, public affairs, health care policy, or the non-profit sector? Can you think of nothing more exciting than spending a semester living, learning, and working in Washington, D.C.—one of the country’s most dynamic and exciting cities? Are you looking for programs that offer all this and more? Look no further than the IU in DC Washington Leadership Program (WLP).
A Unique Learning Experience
If you think a life and career in D.C. may be in your future, there’s no better way to learn the ropes than through IU in DC’s immersive, hands-on courses taught by experienced Washington veterans. Learn more about IU in DC courses
Valuable, One-of-a-Kind Internships
In today’s ultra-competitive job market, having a top-flight internship under your belt can make all the difference. IU in DC offers dozens of internship opportunities in government agencies, congressional offices, environmental and health organizations, the non-profit sector, and much more. Learn more about IU in DC internships
IU law student Kathryn Pardo, a spring 2003 program alum who interned in the Public Affairs Office of the U.S. Army, tackled a unique assignment: promoting the Army’s skydiving team. Working with then-Sports Illustrated columnist Rick Reilly, Pardo got the Army team prominent mention in the magazine.
Vibrant City Life & Culture
With its world-class museums, fun and funky shopping and cultural districts, and happening nightlife, Washington, D.C. is one of the world’s most incredible cities. One of the best parts of IU in DC is exploring the city’s riches with newfound friends.